Leo DUROCHER

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AmericanBorn Leo Ernest DUROCHER

American professional baseball player, manager and coach

Born on July 27, 1905 in West Springfield, Massachusetts , United States

Died on October 7, 1991 in Palm Springs, California , United States

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He played in Major League Baseball as an infielder. Upon his retirement, he ranked fifth all-time among managers with 2,008 career victories, second only to John McGraw in National League history. Durocher still ranks tenth in career wins by a manager. A controversial and outspoken character, Durocher had a stormy career dogged by clashes with authority, the baseball commissioner, the press, and umpires; his 95 career ejections as a manager trailed only McGraw when he retired, and still ranks fourth on the all-time list.



Durocher was posthumously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994.

...   He played in Major League Baseball as an infielder. Upon his retirement, he ranked fifth all-time among managers with 2,008 career victories, second only to John McGraw in National League history. Durocher still ranks tenth in career wins by a manager. A controversial and outspoken character, Durocher had a stormy career dogged by clashes with authority, the baseball commissioner, the press, and umpires; his 95 career ejections as a manager trailed only McGraw when he retired, and still ranks fourth on the all-time list.



Durocher was posthumously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994.



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